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China blues

David Donnell

China blues

poems and stories

by David Donnell

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Donnell.
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. ;
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20665240M
ISBN 100771028431

Nov 10,  · Critical Book Review Red China Blues Essays. who read him stories from the Bible or from his favorite book, Grimm's Fairy Tales. Her long wavy hair had very little gray in it, and in her ears she wore the small gold earrings Langston's grandfather left her. Her lips were thin, and her skin, "wrinkled like an Indian squaw's," was a lighter. A crackerjack journalist's (she's a George Polk Award winner) immensely entertaining and enlightening account of what she learned during several extended sojourns in the People's Republic of China. A second-generation Canadian who enjoyed a sheltered, even privileged, childhood in Montreal, Wong nonetheless developed a youthful crush on Mao Zedong's brand of Communism. She first visited .

-- Ian Johnson, author of The Souls of China “Sharp-eyed and intrepid, Jan Wong and her resourceful son Sam investigate at first hand what happens in three cultures where people are renowned for practising and enjoying great culinary art as normal daily custom. Dec 15,  · Red China Blues My Long March From Mao To Now (Book): Wong, Jan: Jan Wong, a Canadian of Chinese descent, went to China as a starry-eyed Maoist in at the height of the Cultural Revolution. A true believer--and one of only two Westerners permitted to enroll at Beijing University--her education included wielding a pneumatic drill at the Number One Machine Tool Factory. In the name .

Red China Blues My Long March from Mao to Now by Jan Wong. ebook. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook MB; Jan Wong (Author) Jan Wong was the much-acclaimed Beijing correspondent for The Globe and Mail from to She is a graduate of McGill University, Beijing University and the Columbia University Graduate School of. Aug 26,  · Read "China Blues Poems and Stories" by David Donnell available from Rakuten Kobo. Winner of the City of Toronto Book Award, China Blues explores the urban pastoral through poetry and fiction. Donnell's Brand: Mcclelland & Stewart.


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